Public Policy and Politics
November 14, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA beats Florida at Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition
The University of Georgia School of Law recently defeated the University of Florida in the annual Florida/Georgia-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition in Jacksonville.
November 12, 2014 | General News
Peter B. ‘Bo’ Rutledge named dean of UGA School of Law
Peter B. "Bo" Rutledge, a leading scholar in the fields of international dispute resolution, arbitration and the U.S. Supreme Court, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Law following a national search.
November 11, 2014 | Events on Campus
Parham Policy Day at UGA to feature award-winning documentary, discussion with filmmakers
Students from the University of Georgia School of Social Work will host a screening of "The Throwaways," an award-winning documentary about the challenges faced by impoverished people of color living on the fringes of society. The film will be shown Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. in the Griffith Auditorium of the Georgia Museum of Art.
November 10, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA to host African Studies Association Presidential Fellow
The University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences African Studies Institute will host American Council of Learned Societies and African Studies Association Presidential Fellow Grace Musila on campus Nov. 11-18. Musila's visit to UGA includes a public lecture Nov. 12 at noon in Room 142 of the Tate Center.
November 10, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA law school lecture to address Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement
Alvin Y.H. Cheung will give a lecture on "Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement: Perspectives from International and Constitutional Law" on Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. The lecture is hosted by the University of Georgia School of Law's Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy.
November 5, 2014 | Expert Voice
Holocaust Art Restitution Project’s Marc Masurovsky to speak at UGA
Art historian Marc Masurovsky will give a talk Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 250 of the University of Georgia's Miller Learning Center on stolen cultural assets related to the Holocaust, the legal challenges of claimants and the ERR Project, which has produced a searchable illustrated database of more than 20,000 art objects taken from Jews in German-occupied France and Belgium.
October 31, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA law professor receives honorary professorship from University of Edinburgh
Alan Watson, retired Distinguished Research Professor and holder of the Ernest P. Rogers Chair of Law at the University of Georgia, has received an honorary professorship from the University of Edinburgh. A title conferred only on individuals of high academic distinction, the professorship will run for 10 years and will require Watson to give lectures and seminars at the university.
October 28, 2014 | Events on Campus
University of Georgia to host Law School Fair
The University of Georgia Pre-Law Advising Program invites students and alumni to attend the annual Law School Fair Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. in the fourth floor rotunda of the Miller Learning Center.
October 23, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA lecture to look at current politics, midterm elections
Longtime federal government official Powell A. Moore will deliver a lecture on politics titled "Washington Insights Over Half a Century: Midterm Elections in the Sixth Year of a Two-Term Presidency" Nov. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 271 of the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.
October 20, 2014 | Events on Campus
Media Advisory: Final meeting of the Governor’s High Demand Career Initiative
Who: Georgia Department of Economic Development, Technical College System of Georgia, University System of Georgia, Georgia industry representatives, state and local leaders
October 16, 2014 | Events on Campus
Ambassador Andrew Young to speak at MLK Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23
Ambassador Andrew Young, the former mayor of Atlanta, will be the keynote speaker for the 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Breakfast Jan. 23 at 7:30 a.m. in the Grand Hall of the Tate Student Center on the University of Georgia campus.
October 15, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA’s Russell Library honored with state award
The University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies is among the recipients of the third annual Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities. Director Sheryl B. Vogt accepted the award from Gov. Nathan Deal in a ceremony at the state Capitol.
October 13, 2014 | Honors & Awards
UGA School of Law wins National Trial Advocacy Tournament
The University of Georgia School of Law recently won the first National Trial Advocacy Tournament, hosted by the University of Florida Levin College of Law Oct. 3-5.
October 9, 2014 | Events on Campus
UGA School of Law to host conference on children and international criminal justice
The University of Georgia School of Law will host a conference titled "Children and International Criminal Justice" Oct. 28 in the school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. Starting at 9:15 a.m., there will be a public plenary session that will include a panel discussion followed by the keynote address by International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda. The afternoon program will consist of closed workshop sessions.
October 8, 2014 | Events on Campus
Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Napolitano to present Sibley Lecture at UGA
Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system and former U.S. secretary of homeland security, will present "Anatomy of a Legal Decision" as the University of Georgia School of Law's 112th Sibley Lecturer Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel on North Campus. The event is free and open to the public.